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Virginia Woolf

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Virginia Woolf was born in London in 1882, the daughter of Sir Leslie Stephen, first editor of The Dictionary of National Biography. From 1915, when she published her first novel, The Voyage Out, Virginia Woolf maintained an astonishing output of fiction, literary criticism, essays and biography. In 1912 she married Leonard Woolf, and in 1917 they founded The Hogarth Press. Virginia Woolf suffered a series of mental breakdowns throughout her life, and on 28 March 1941 she committed suicide.

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Moll Flanders

Written by Daniel Defoe
Introduction by Virginia Woolf


Format: Trade Paperback, 368 pages
Publisher: Modern Library
On Sale: June 11, 2002
Price: $11.00

Written in a time when criminal biographies enjoyed great success, Daniel Defoe’s Moll Flanders details the life of the irresistible Moll and her struggles through poverty and sin in search of property and power. Born in Newgate Prison to a picaresque mother, Moll propels herself through marriages, periods of success and... Read more >
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Robinson Crusoe

Written by Daniel Defoe
Introduction by Virginia Woolf


Format: Trade Paperback, 320 pages
Publisher: Modern Library
On Sale: June 12, 2001
Price: $9.00

Daniel Defoe relates the tale of an English sailor marooned on a desert island for nearly three decades. An ordinary man struggling to survive in extraordinary circumstances, Robinson Crusoe wrestles with fate and the nature of God. This edition features maps. Read more >
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Mrs. Dalloway

Written by Virginia Woolf


Format: Hardcover, 264 pages
Publisher: Everyman's Library
On Sale: February 23, 1993
Price: $21.00

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To the Lighthouse

Written by Virginia Woolf


Format: Hardcover, 280 pages
Publisher: Everyman's Library
On Sale: November 3, 1992
Price: $22.00

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The Voyage Out

Written by Virginia Woolf
Introduction by Michael Cunningham


Format: Trade Paperback, 448 pages
Publisher: Modern Library
On Sale: May 8, 2001
Price: $13.00

Published to acclaim in England in 1915 and in America five years later, The Voyage Out marks Woolf’s beginning as one of the twentieth century’s most brilliant and prolific writers.

Less formally experimental than her later novels, The Voyage Out nonetheless clearly lays bare the poetic style and innovative technique—with its multiple... Read more >
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The Voyage Out

Written by Virginia Woolf
Introduction by Michael Cunningham


Format: eBook, 448 pages
Publisher: Modern Library
On Sale: December 1, 2010
Price: $2.99

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